Ludum Dare 31 — December 5th-8th, 2014 — Theme: Entire Game on One Screen

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The Machinorium

by Joror - Compo Entry

This new job isn't what you hoped it would be...

A Puzzle-game with a twist here and there!

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Ratings

#147Audio3.45
#168Mood3.44
#219Theme3.90
#240Innovation3.60
#282Humor2.94
#293Graphics3.52
#512Overall3.24
#827Fun2.80
#1934Coolness32%

Comments

igneousmoon says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:13am

looks great

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:06am

Hi there. Good looking 'boring job' simulator. Like the sounds and visuals, ticket printer and sfx for that. Could not work out how to connect a pipe to anything, so couldn't complete even task one. I think that needs explaining - unless that frustration is supposed to be the point! Good job on the simulation.

Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:20pm

Looks nice, but as others have said, I didn't really understand what I needed to do.

Is there a limit on the number of parts you can ask for?

If you had more time it could of done with a little tutorial section at the beginning.

Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:53am

fun and stressful. it took me a bit to realize u needed a coupler

paperweight says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 7:22pm

Shame it's glitchy when placing the parts as this is has real promise. Often the right-angle pipes will continually go on the wrong way.

mybluecorners says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 10:19pm

This is a fun idea. I like how the workplace is flooded with water if you aren't fast enough. However I encountered some buggy behavior with attaching pipes - maybe some way to rotate the pieces would help?

Slepice1 says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 1:50pm

Don't get me wrong idea is cool, but the game is too buggy especialy pipes connecting, but I post-compo with fixes would be cool.

Absor says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 1:50pm

You can throw a hammer off the screen (not nice). I was able to break A62 with the hammer, also went off screen. Needs work to be playable. Good job otherwise!

NPException says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 2:07pm

I like that kind of "Papers Please" approach of your game. :)

Dec 13, 2014 @ 2:08pm

Good Job! I feel a strong "Papers Please" vibe :)

sprawl says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 2:15pm

Hey ! Junior Pipe Artisan here ! I really really enjoyed the Papers Please! vibe from this game. The ambiance is very nice.

However, attaching the pipes was quite buggy. The only Time I managed to have a success I had attached the pipe backward so the water went back to the pipe it was coming out front. Also, objects can go off screen.

Despite that, I really liked it. Great job on the game !

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